Arrogant etymology


English word arrogant comes from Latin rogo (I ask, enquire. I request.), Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.)

Etymology of arrogant

Detailed word origin of arrogant

Dictionary entry Language Definition
rogo Latin (lat) I ask, enquire. I request.
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
arrogo Latin (lat) (legal) I ask or inquire of someone, question.. (legal) I associate with someone, place by the side of someone.. (vulgar, slang) I have an erection.. I assign, attribute.. I claim as my own, arrogate to myself, assume.. I confer upon or procure for someone.
arrogans Latin (lat) Arrogant, insolent, overbearing. Conceited. Presumptuous.
arrogant Old French (fro)
arrogant English (en) Having excessive pride in oneself, often with contempt or disrespect for others.

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